Conservation

5 Reasons EPA Should Veto the New Madrid Levee

The Army Corps of Engineers is proposing to levee off a critical flood relief valve on the Mississippi River in the bootheel of Missouri—at a cost to taxpayers of $165 million. The New Madrid Levee is a destructive boondoggle that […] Read more >

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Friends of Wildlife

Weekly News Roundup: Top Wins for Wildlife in 2014 and more!

With 2014 soon coming to an end, take a moment to pat yourself on the back for all you’ve done this year to protect wildlife and their habitat. It has truly been an incredible year for wildlife! If you haven’t […] Read more >

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Global Warming

Energy Announcement on Long Island Indicates We Have a Long Way to Go

A long-awaited clean energy announcement on Long Island yesterday missed a major opportunity finally bring New York’s massive offshore wind power resource online. The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) committed to purchasing 122 megawatts (MW) of solar energy for New York. While […] Read more >

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Gardening

Seven Red Birds for the Holidays

Red is a color associated with Christmas, Yule and the winter holiday season in general. Here in North America, we don’t have too many wildlife species that are red. There are a few reptiles that have a bit of red […] Read more >

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Get Involved

A Bird’s Eye View of Coastal Erosion

Each day I pass an egret on the way to work that lingers in the watery ditches in my town. It amuses me that this elegant bird seems to give little concern to the cars that are passing within ten […] Read more >

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Kids and Nature

Eco-Schools USA Goes to College

  Northwest Montessori is a private school in Seattle, Washington educating students Pre-K thru middle school. The school aims to build an environment that will help every student explore, communicate, work and perfect skills to their highest potential. Today we’d […] Read more >

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Outdoor Activities

Weekly News Roundup: Photo Contest Winners Revealed and More!

After an incredible 29,000 entries and countless votes from wildlife enthusiasts across the country, the winners of the 2014 National Wildlife Photo Contest have been released! Our contest winners will be featured in an upcoming issue of National Wildlife magazine! […] Read more >

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Wildlife

A Cougar for Christmas: Mountain Lion Strolls Through a California Backyard

Yesterday morning, Sherry Kempster went outside after she heard some crows squawking in her backyard, assuming a hawk or other small animal had excited them. Instead, she discovered a mountain lion strolling along a concrete dividing wall. Luckily she had […] Read more >

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